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Greece Getting Ready for ‘Aegean 600’ Sailing Race in June 2020

Greece is getting ready to host the “Aegean 600”, an international 600-nautical mile sailing race that will take place in the Aegean sea during June 14-20, 2020.

Celestyal Launches ‘Eclectic Aegean’ Winter Cruise

Celestyal Cruises' winter “Eclectic Aegean” cruise has launched and includes stops to popular Greek destinations such as Santorini and Mykonos.

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays Add Santorini to Portfolio of Greek Destinations

Leisure airline Jet2.com and package holiday specialist Jet2holidays have announced Santorini as its sixth brand new Greek destination for summer 2020.

Aqua Vista Hotels: New Lease Agreement for Yet Another of its Properties on Santorini

Aqua Vista Hotels has entered into a new lease agreement for a further property on Santorini, the Abelonas Retreat Sunset & Sunrise Lodgings that will be operational from spring 2020.

Santo Maris Oia is the World’s Leading Boutique Resort for 2019

The Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa on Santorini has been named "World's Leading Boutique Resort" at the World Travel Awards 2019.

Argo Travel Introduces Greek Destinations to 37 Foreign Hosted Buyers

The Argo Travel Group introduced the best of Athens, Argolis, Santorini and Lesvos to 37 travel agents from Europe, North America and Asia.

Greece Goes Viral in China with Chinese Superstar Dilraba

Greek destinations went viral in China through two episodes of “Slow Life: Feel the World” featuring Chinese megastar Dilraba Dilmurat.

Condor Connects Germany with Mykonos, Santorini, Samos for Summer 2020

Condor, as of May 1, 2020, will connect Germany's main airports non-stop with the Greek islands of Mykonos, Santorini and Samos.

EBRD Unveils 10-year Destination Management Plans for Santorini, Rhodes

EBRD has unveiled two pilot destination management schemes for Santorini and Rhodes, setting priorities and providing action plans for the next decade.

Argo Travel Shows Greece’s Best in International Tourism Expos

Argo Travel Group presented its travel products and services at the Luxperience expo in Australia and the ITB Asia travel trade show in Singapore.

‘Athina Luxury Suites’ Awarded as Europe’s Best Wedding and Honeymoon Destination

The Athina Luxury Suites boutique hotel on Santorini recently received four honors as one of Europe’s and Greece's prime wedding and honeymoon destinations.

EBRD-backed Destination Management Scheme Sets Greek Tourism Goals

Two destination management plans for Rhodes and Santorini are now open for feedback after the completion of a pilot program by EBRD.

TUI Increases Hotel Capacity in Greece by 10% for Summer 2020

TUI has increased hotel capacity in Greece by 10 percent for summer 2020 to meet the rising demand from the German market.

Santorini’s Santo Maris Oia Wins ‘World Spa Award’ for Third Year Running

Santorini's Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa for the third consecutive year was honored as Greece’s Best Resort Spa at the World Spa Awards.

Sustainable Santorini Cruise Tourism Tops Minister – CLIA Europe Talks

Ways to facilitate cruise tourism to Santorini were discussed between Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and CLIA Europe's Maria Deligianni.

Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers Place Grace Hotel Santorini Among Greece’s Best

Auberge Resorts' Grace Hotel Santorini is included among Greece's top resorts for 2019, according to votes by travelers for the CNT Readers’ Choice Awards.

Minister Looks to Develop Tourism Strategy for Santorini

The Tourism Ministry is looking to include Santorini as a model destination within Greece's tourism strategy which focuses on sustainable development.

Royal Caribbean Sets Sail for the Greek Islands with Amplified ‘Explorer of the Seas’

Starting May 2020, Royal Caribbean's "Explorer of the Seas" will set sail on seven- and nine-night itineraries to the best of Italy and the Greek islands, from Santorini to Mykonos and Crete.

Minoan Lines Wraps Up Santorini Palace Ferry Routes

Minoan Lines has announced that its high speed vessel Santorini Palace will complete its scheduled ferry routes for the 2019 season on October 14.

Elite Athletes Lived the Santorini Experience 2019

Amateur and professional athletes from all over the world participated in the Santorini Experience sports tourism event during October 4-6.